Donner Lake cabins are located amid lush mountain landscapes filled with wildflowers in summer and ski ramps in the winter. Whether you come for the watersports or the wintersports, Donner Lake vacation rentals promise outward bound adventure.
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Popular Rental Amenities near Donner Lake
Many users pay a closer look at the vacation rentals including a pool. More than half of the rentals have one there. In addition, properties with pools near Donner Lake have an average price of $694 per night. Most of the listed vacation rentals with pools are cabin. most of Donner Lake's accommodations including a pool are situated within two miles of water, spend your days lounging by the pool or the waterfront. More than a fifth of the accommodations near Donner Lake allow pets, which makes it a suitable vacation destination for pet owners. Most pet-friendly options in Donner Lake are cabin. Moreover, they cost, on average, $666. You can also search for pet-friendly properties that are near the city center. In Donner Lake, More than a fifth of the properties properties less than 2 miles away from the city center.
The Weather near Donner Lake
Above are the weather conditions for Donner Lake. On average, the warmest month is July. However, temperatures can go lower than 14° near Donner Lake in December. The rainiest month is January while the driest month is June.
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"Ma" Spinelli and more
Come to Donner Memorial State Park to learn about the fascinating history of the area, which encompasses gold mining roots, participation in California's oldest rail system, and of course, the infamous Donner Party. Outside the Visitors' Center, look for the monumental 22-foot pioneer statue – its marks the height of the snow that fateful winter. The museum documents the intriguing and tragic history of the Donner Party's ill-fated journey to the west coast.
You can also visit Truckee's historic jail, which was in use as recently as the sixties. Dating back to 1875, the red brick building now houses a museum. Treasures of the collection include documentary evidence of famous inmates such as George "Machine Gun" Kelly, "Baby Face" Nelson, and "Ma" Spinelli and her crew.
Make waves in Donner Lake's great outdoors
In the summertime, few places are as fun for families as Donner Lake Marina. Watersports of all kinds are on offer, with motorboats and kayaks serving as the best way to enjoy the glittering surface of the lake and its mountain views. Banana boats and tubes are also for rent here, as evident by the happy shrieks of children cavorting on the water in the sunshine.
Bring your family to Boreal Mountain Resort, where skiing, snowboarding, and tubing are at the top of many visitors' to-do lists. Besides fun on the slopes, there are half pipes where you can show off your skills. For air devotees, the jumps at the Shred Park await. Practise at the mini Shred Park, or bounce about on the trampolines at a dedicated 33,000-foot facility. In the summer months, take your mountain bikes to the Slabs park, which wends its way down the mountain through shifting dramatic landscapes.
Waterfalls and wildflowers
Tahoe National Forest, which hugs Donner Summit, is home to innumerable hiking trails that wind around the mountain, just minutes from your Donner Lake cabin rental. Wildflower-filled meadowland and secret waterfalls are among the delights of hikes through this sublime natural area. Rugged granite cliffs spring to heights of 9,000 feet and giant sequoias overlook historic pioneer and mining sites. Stop off at the Kentucky Mine to see the dedicated museum, and look out for the park's historic fire lookouts. During the summer, relax on the sandy beach at Donner Memorial State Park. In wintertime, enjoy blissful snowshoeing treks and cross-country skiing trips through this pristine white paradise.
Information about vacation rentals near Donner Lake
|🏡 Vacation rentals available||597 homes|
|💳 Possible discounts||up to 73%|
|🌙 Nightly prices starting at||$110|
|⭐ Popular amenities||Pets allowed, Pool and Hot tub|
|🐾 Pet friendly homes||127 homes|
|🏊 Vacation rentals with pools||343 homes|
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the typical price per night for a vacation rental near Donner Lake?
The price of a night's stay near Donner Lake starts at $110. If you’re interested in a house rental, the average price is $763 per night. A cabin Donner Lake will cost $619 per night on average.
How many vacation rentals are available to book near Donner Lake?
There are currently 597 vacation homes near Donner Lake to choose from and rent for your next trip.
What amenities are most popular for vacation rentals near Donner Lake?
Three most popular amenities for vacation rentals near Donner Lake include accommodations that have: Pool, Pets allowed, and Hot tub.
How many vacation rentals with a pool are there near Donner Lake?
There are 343 rentals from 6 providers near Donner Lake.
Are dogs allowed in vacation homes near Donner Lake?
Finding a vacation home near Donner Lake that allows pets is definitely possible, with 127 pet-friendly available.
What's the best time to travel to Donner Lake?
Donner Lake has its warmest time of year around July and August, with average prices of $110 per night.
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